SessionAuthenticationModule.AuthenticateSessionSecurityToken Method

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Authenticates the incoming request by updating the current HTTP context and thread principal with the provided SessionSecurityToken.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Web
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim instance As SessionAuthenticationModule
Dim sessionToken As SessionSecurityToken
Dim writeCookie As Boolean

instance.AuthenticateSessionSecurityToken(sessionToken, writeCookie)


Public Overridable Sub AuthenticateSessionSecurityToken ( _
    sessionToken As SessionSecurityToken, _
    writeCookie As Boolean _
public virtual void AuthenticateSessionSecurityToken (
    SessionSecurityToken sessionToken,
    bool writeCookie
virtual void AuthenticateSessionSecurityToken (
    SessionSecurityToken^ sessionToken, 
    bool writeCookie
public void AuthenticateSessionSecurityToken (
    SessionSecurityToken sessionToken, 
    boolean writeCookie
public function AuthenticateSessionSecurityToken (
    sessionToken : SessionSecurityToken, 
    writeCookie : boolean


  • writeCookie
    Determines if a new session cookie should be written.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


SessionAuthenticationModule Class
SessionAuthenticationModule Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Web Namespace

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